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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A spokeswoman for Safeway stores is declining to confirm reports that San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee collapsed while shopping at a store Monday night. Publicist and friend Lee Houskeeper says the mayor was grocery shopping when he was stricken. But Safeway spokeswoman Wendy Gutshall said the company won't comment out of respect for Lee's family, though she says the store's employees "will miss seeing him in the neighborhood."

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A lawyer for the U.S. Department of Justice says it's not clear that new rules crafted by the Trump administration would cause any women to lose insurance coverage for birth control services. Deputy Assistant Attorney General Ethan Davis made the comments during a hearing in federal court in Oakland on Tuesday in a lawsuit filed by California to block the rules.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are investigating allegations Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski molested a 10-year-old girl in 1975. Although the allegations are so old criminal charges cannot be brought, detectives may be able to use evidence they collect to aid in the prosecution of other cases. The 84-year-old Polanski has been a fugitive since he fled to France in 1978 on the eve of sentencing in an unrelated case for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed has become the city's acting mayor following the sudden death of Mayor Ed Lee. The San Francisco native on Tuesday also became the city's first African-American woman mayor. Breed is liberal, lifelong San Francisco resident and Democrat who grew up in public housing in the same district she now represents.

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